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on her bobblehead. that's hard for a woman to do, you know. >>> toyota responds. government slaps them with a record-breaking fine. will the automaker pay it or fight it? >>> i'm suzanne collins. a paraplegic is having to use this wheelchair which is very uncomfortable because his own whee l wheel-- wheelchair has been stolen. >>> coming up, high altitude repair work. that story as eyewitness news continues. >>> this is mark i didn't -- mark viviano. the season begins tonight for the o's. i'll talk to the team. plus, duke does a championship dance. and mcnabb lands in d.c. that's all ahead when eyewitness news continues. - at subway... - there's something for... - everyone. everyone! - so many footlongs... - are just $5. - seriously? this will make a splash. everyone loves subway $5 footlongs. so many favorites, all day, every day. subway. eat fresh. >>> 6:30. 93 degrees and partly cloudy. tiger woods is gearing up for the masters. and tiger vows that nothing has changed since his personal life put his golf game on hold. today, he wowed the crowd. >> reporter: tiger woods showed why he
veigh was executed in 2001. >>> problems continue to mount for automaker toyota. mary is live with the latest. >> reporter: toyota, which also owns the lexus brand will recall the 2010 lexus gx460 to address a potential problem with the suv rolling over. the recall affects about 6,000 vehicles since the suv went on sale back in december. also today, toyota agreed to pay a record $16.4 million fine for failing to properly notify federal regulators about a dangerous accelerator pedal defect. it is the largest penalty ever made by an automaker to the u.s. government. however, toyota continues to deny that it broke the law. vic, back to you. >> the penalty is connected to the january recall of more than 2 million vehicles, because of problems with stuck accelerators. >> fire investigators determined the cause of an historic fire in downtown annapolis. the cause was determined to have been a discarded cigarette. in all, four businesses were affected. they were not destroyed. but the damage estimate is 250,000 dollars. >>> baltimore's city council president is looking for new ways to raise revenue.
investigation. >>> breaking news for you moments ago, toyota ordered dealers to stop selling the luxury lexus gx460. as alison harmelin reports, this comes after consumer reports issues a rare warning for that surf. >> consumer reports magazine is telling drivers not to buy the lexus gx460 suv. >> this is a fairly rare designation. last time we advised that consumers didn't buy a car with a safety risk was 2001. >> conducted by the magazine, the rear end swings outed with, until the gx is almost sideways. they say it takes too long to get the vehicle back under control. >> if this happened in real situation, a rear tire could hit the curve or slide off the pavement and this could lead to a rollover. >> reporter: lexus is toyota's luxury line. and the automaker says it is concerned about what consumer reports found. and will try to dew point -- duplicate the test. they said, please keep in mind that it meets or exceeds all federal government testing requirements. >> reporter: the luxury suv went back on sale in november. and since then, they have only sold about 5,000. the company says the consum
is almost $2 billion. >>> still to come tonight. breaking news, involving another massive toyota recall. >>> tarnished image. police release graphic new details about what happened the night a woman accused ben roethlisberger of assaulting her. >>> sexting controversy. maryland students accused of more than just spreading nude photographs of young women. >>> and a stormer night ahead. stick around for the updated first warning forecast coming up. one that's backed by a 100,000 mile powertrain warranty. and named a consumers digest best buy, two years in a row. discover malibu for yourself and see why over a thousand people a day are switching to chevy. during the spring event, qualified lessees can get a low mileage lease on this new malibu ls for around $199 a month. call for details. the switch to chevy starts at chevy dealer dot com. i'm a grass seed failure. well, i forget to water it, and the seed dries out. and once it's dry, it's dead. and once it's dead, it's just... [ male announcer ] that's why there's scotts turf builder grass seed with water smart. scotts best seed wrapped i
, including toyota claims the increased costs will have to be absorbed by them. >> one of our edicts is to make sure that we stay inexpensive, or at least something our customers can afford. >> reporter: efficiency and economy. a concept bothar makers -- both car makers makers and car buyers are looking for. >>> and oil prices have been stuck in the $70 to $85 a barrel range for month. and those are expected to get higher as the summer gets closer. >>> it was a great day to get outside, all around maryland today. perfect time to break out the short sleeves in ellicott city. that's downtown ellicott city. and an equally beautiful city in downtown. wjz has your updated first warning weather. meteorologist tim williams joins us now in the weather center with the latest. >> the grass at paterson park looks to be like the grass vmplet people floating under this very, very warm air now. we're looking at temperatures around 70 degrees. coming down from a daytime high. we did get to a final of 73. we're at 70. 39% relative humidity. with a southeasterly wind at 9 miles per hour. at 30.03. an
exclusively on wjz 13. >>> toyota is being told to pay up. they are being fined for failing to notify the government about its accelerator problems. the transportation secretary says evidence shows that toyota knew about the problem in late september but didn't issue a recall until january. >> a break in the case of a man found murdered in the doorway of his baltimore county apartment. we're live in the newsroom. kai jackson has more on the arrest. kai? . >> reporter: police have arrested 40-year-old brian edmonds for the murder of moses baker iv. he was found shot in his driveway last month. police determined brian edmonds was the only person at the apartment when he was shot. he was charged with first- degree murder. police also say baker was away from his apartment days before he was murdered. denise? >> okay. thank you, kai. we wanted to say that was the wrong picture we had up just a moment ago. edmonds has been denied bail. >>> with more weather comes a crime that tips more. illegal dirt bike riders are showing up. and already, one rider is recovering from a nasty head-on crash.
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